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Missy's Rescue Desperately Needs Your Help!

Please help! Rent od overdue and supplies are depleted. A GoFundMe account has been set up so that you can help, or donate directly to

You can also bring your donations directly to Missy's at 12322 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98125.

Please on Facebook & Twitter (every little bit helps!) and/or become one a beloved volunteer or foster home!

Help is needed at Pigs Peace Sanctuary in Stanwood.

The owner, Judy Woods, has had an accident and surgery and cannot do the chores this summer, so a lot of money is needed to cover the needs at this time.

Please volunteer or donate if you can! Pigs Peace Sanctuary, PO Box 295, Stanwood, WA 98282,

Old Dog Haven's 2018 Walk for Old Dogs and Old Dog Pageant, Saturday, July 22, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Cromwell Park, 18030 Meridian Ave N., Shoreline, WA 98133. $25 per person, dogs free! Dr. Nels will be there!

17th Annual Mutt Strut, Saturday, August 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Langus Riverfront Park, 400 Smith Island Rd., adjacent to Everett Animal Shelter. Free admission. Dr. Nels will be there!

Native Trees of the Puget Sound Area

On Thursday July 19 at 7pm, Washington State University Forester and author of Native Trees of Western Washington Kevin Zobrist will be presenting Native Trees of the Puget Sound Area at the Northwest Stream Center, located in Snohomish County’s McCollum Park, 600 128th Street SE, Everett WA.  Reservations are required by calling the Adopt A Stream Foundation at 425-316-8592; $5 AASF Members, $7 non-members.

Kevin, a certified forester and associate professor of forestry who earned a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in forestry from the University of Washington, spent a lot of time during the last decade roaming the forests of Washington taking great color photos of trees that are in his new book.  He will be sharing those images during a fast moving presentation about native trees of the Puget Sound Area and how they interact in a forest ecosystem. Kevin will be available for a book signing after the show.

Upcoming Events at Homeward Pet Adoption Center

Darcy Pariso on the Radio and In-Person!

Thursday, August 8, join Darcy Pariso on Animal Soul Wisdom Radio, every second Thursday 11 am Pacific, 2 pm Eastern, on KKNW 1150 AM in Seattle or listen live at “Tapping into the wisdom of our animals, angels and masters.” Call in with your questions.

Hounds on the Hill Street Fair and Dog Walk for Charity, Saturday, August 18 in Puyallup, WA. Dog walk, booths, entertainment, family run. Tickets at

Seattle Animal Shelter Conducting Emphasis Patrols on Saltwater Beaches

It’s spring in Seattle, which means blossoming and hatching all around us. This is a particularly important time to ensure that immature wildlife have their best opportunity to flourish in the Northwest. To help protect the young wildlife, the Seattle Animal Shelter will be conducting emphasis patrols on all saltwater beaches in the city.

Dogs are not allowed on any of Seattle’s public saltwater beaches, even if they are leashed. This law helps us protect the fragile ecosystem along our shorelines. Marine mammals, such as seal pups that are typically born in April, use the city’s beaches to rest and warm themselves. Shore birds also frequent our beaches. Wildlife that interact with dogs are less likely to reach adulthood.

Uniformed animal service officers will be patrolling city parks with a focus on saltwater beaches and may issue citations to violators. If you would like to report Seattle beaches where dogs are frequently seen, submit a service request at You can also contact the Seattle Animal Shelter by calling 206-386-PETS (7387).

For more information about the Seattle Animal Shelter, visit

At Seattle Humane:

July 21-29: Claws: Adult cat fees waived and kittens are $50.

Kitty Literature offers the opportunity for 5-10 year olds to help socialize Seattle Humane's cats by reading to them. Participants can read to cats in the community adoption rooms for 20 minute sessions. What better way for your child to help animals and improve upon their own skill set!, More info and register at

Registration is now open for Animal Adventure Summer Day Camps for kids. Register online.

Upcoming Events with Anne Gordon de Barrigon 

FREE! Guided by Anne "Meet Your Dolphin Spirit Guide Meditation." Go to to listen or download!

Spirit of the Orca Retreat on San Juan Island will be September 13-18 this year. Visit for more information.

Ancient Wisdom Retreat in the Pearl Islands and Rainforest of Panama, August 5-10, 2018
Dive deep into the Ancient Wisdom that the Whales, the Wisdom Keepers of the Earth, and the Dolphins, the Masters of Joy and Play, have to share with us on this powerful retreat. You will spend time with the indigenous tribe of the Emberá people who still live in traditional villages in the jungle. The Emberá are the embodiment of what it is to live on land as a Human Dolphin Pod!

What's New at Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project:

Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project and Pasado's Safe Haven collaborate on transportation to increase access to spay/neuter in Snohomish County. Pick-up is at Sultan Red Apple Market. For more information and make a reservation visit FCSNP's website and Facebook page

Events and Services at Purrfect Pals:

Free cat spay and neuter clinic Fridays by appointment at The Purrfect Pals clinic in Arlington. Donations are encouraged but not required. Email or call 360-652-9611 to schedule an appointment.

Upcoming Events at MEOW

Become a MEOW Guardian Angel: A "Guardian Angel" is a person who cares deeply for an adult cat or cats, but isn't in the position to adopt them. This person pre-pays the adoption fee so that when someone is interested in adopting a cat or cats, the fee is waived. At any given time, MEOW has many adult cats who have Guardian Angels, blessed by the person who wants them to find a home, there will be no adoption fee.

Vouchers for Free Public Spay/Neuter Surgeries Available through MEOW: Thanks to grant funds received, MEOW continues to provide needed spay/neuter surgery support to those in our community. Since receiving their first grant mid 2010, they have funded over 2400 spay/neuter surgeries. Funds are available for dogs, feral or free-roaming cats, cats belonging to anyone needing financial assistance, and cats who qualify for their Toms & Moms program. While MEOW has often provided monetary support for community members needing financial assistance or those managing feral cat colonies, these additional grant funds help them do more. If you know someone who could use their help, please have them call the shelter (425-822-6369) or email MEOW at

Seattle Animal Shelter Pet Loss Support Group meets on Thursday evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Shelter. The meetings are free. For more information call (206) 386-7387 and press #3.

Free spaying/neutering available for parent dogs and cats at Seattle Animal Shelter

As part of an ongoing program, anyone who brings a litter of puppies or kittens to the Seattle Animal Shelter is eligible to have the parent animals spayed or neutered for free. As long as donors continue to support the Pet Population Control Fund, the offer will continue indefinitely. For more information about this free spay and neuter program and other Seattle Animal Shelter services, call (206) 386-PETS (7387). 49-7560 or online at

If you would like to foster cats and kittens for Seattle Animal Shelter plan to attend a free foster cat orientation at Seattle Animal Shelter, held on the first Saturday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. Sign up by email at Pre-registration is required. For more information call 206-386-PETS.

N.O.A.H. and Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project offering low rates for cat spay/neuter surgeries!

N.O.A.H. Animal Adoption and Spay/Neutear Center is now offering feline spay/neuter surgeries for only $10 to people regardless of location. N.O.A.H. also is now altering any feral or free roaming cat free! Other needed vaccines and tests are also offered at very low rates. For more information, visit N.O.A.H.'s web page at

Pet Loss Support Group meets on Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. at the Humane Society in Bellevue. More more information visit or call 425-641-0080.

Above: Martha with Freedom the eagle.

See photos from Freedom The Eagle's visit to Animal World


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